cookbook

[koo k-boo k]
Also British, cookery book.

Origin of cookbook

An Americanism dating back to 1800–10; cook1 + book
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British Dictionary definitions for cookery book

cookery book

cookbook

noun
  1. a book containing recipes and instructions for cooking
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Word Origin and History for cookery book

cookbook

n.

1809, from cook + book (n.). Earlier was cookery book (1630s).

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